Biden Explains Indian Convenience Store Comment

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July 7, 2006 6:23 pm
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Joe Biden was recently on CNN explaining how he was taken out of context when he said “You cannot go to a 7-Eleven or a Dunkin’ Donuts unless you have a slight Indian accent.”

Though it might sound like a slight against Indian people, Biden says it really was meant to illustrate the social mobility and variety of Indian Americans. They’re no longer just engineers – now they work the Dunkin Donuts too. Confused?

Here’s the clip:

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